I have a fatal flaw (probably several!!) when it comes to my crafting....I never want to throw anything away!! So when I had a bunch of leftover "outsides" of die cut panels, I immediately thought of FRAMES. But what do you do with a bunch of inverse scallop skinny frames? The only option for a crazy cat woman like me to do with them was to layer them in a wonky way! Thus began a whimsical cardmaking frenzy. :)
I have enjoyed playing with the colors from the Winnie & Walter Color Combo Challenge for July. Take a look at the fabulous inspiration photo and color palette that Heather H. chose for this month....YUM!! There is only a day or two left in this challenge, so hurry if you want to link up!!
My lame brain can't remember who sent me these cute little bird die cuts several years ago (Karen, do you recognize them????) ....but they had been in my stash all this time. I was thrilled that they matched the color palette and decided to try to find a way to use them. The mesh behind the die cut and the playful frame arrangement reminds me of a bird in a makeshift coop. I did a bunch of variations on this theme with various embellishments and embossing.
|#1 - With dry embossed birdie and heat embossed hearts.|
Supplies used include:Here are the other variations I made. Please let me know which you like best!
Winnie & Walter - Essentials: Audrey Cutaways die set
Winnie & Walter - Essentials: Katharine Cutaways die set
Winnie & Walter - In a Word: Happy Cutaway die
Winnie & Walter - Kindness with Evelin T Designs stamp set (little hearts)
WOW! Embossing Powder - Opaque Bright White Regular
Waffle Flower - On My Mark stamp set
Versafine Ink - Black Onyx
Darice - Crackle embossing folder
DCWV scraps from my stash
Flower rhinestone from Dollar Store
|#2 - With rhinestones on the wing and stars and rhinestones on the background.|
|#3 - With argyle tag behind the birdie.|
|#4 - Flower Power with dry embossed birdie (checkered).|
|#5 - With a silver heart from a scrap of DCWV Mercury Glass paper.|
|#6 - With different print for the Happy die cut and sparkly flower rhinestone.|
Hope you enjoyed my fanciful and happy cards! Thank you so much for stopping by. Your visits and comments make my day!!
Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Winnie & Walter Color Combo Challenge for July
2. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Happy Birthday
3. Pixie's Snippets Playground Week 293-294 - Use Snippets
4. Card Mania Challenge #95 - Party
5. Word Art Wednesday Week 294-295 - Anything Goes Family Friendly
6. Cards und More Challenge #190 - Dots, Dots, Dots
7. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper August Challenge
8. HeARTful Stamping Challenge - Paper Scraps + Stamp
9. Moving Along With the Times Challenge #51 - Things that Fly